Top two in UK for quality of published work

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World-leading staff, an active student community, and an exceptionally diverse range of modules makes Sheffield one of the world’s most exciting places to study philosophy.

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We're the number one university in the Russell Group for student experience. Our Students' Union came top for the ninth year running.

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Flexible study

We offer students a range of flexible study options. Undergraduate courses have no core modules so you can design your own degree.

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Research

We have wide-ranging research interests with leading authorities in areas including feminism, German idealism, philosophy of psychology and metaphysics.

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Partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students. Our Hang Seng Centre for Cognitive Studies and our Philosophy in the City outreach programme thrive on collaboration.

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